2017-18 budget approved by voters
May 16, 2017—On Tuesday, May 16, Guilderland Central School District residents approved a $98,484,110 budget for the 2017-18 school year by a vote of 1963 (yes) to 663 (no). This budget represents a 1.96 percent increase in spending over the current year’s budget and will result in a 2.11 percent tax levy increase. Tax rates are estimated to increase by less than that amount at 1.61 percent for residents of the Town of Guilderland.
Voters also approved a proposition to establish a $10 million capital reserve fund by a vote of 1901 (yes) and 668 (no), as well as a $1,071,500 bus and equipment proposition to purchase seven large buses, two smaller buses, one wheelchair-accessible bus, and two maintenance vehicles to be used for snow plowing by a vote of 1944 (yes) and 670 (no) and elected three members to the Board of Education:
- Timothy Horan (1495)
- Judy Slack (1321)
- Christopher McManus (1146)
- Sean Maguire (1126)
- Allan Simpson (782)